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starting a program upon log in

by LDSBCrepair / April 6, 2011 7:11 AM PDT

I am using RocketDock and want it to autostart when I log in. How do I do this?

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It dosnt exist
by LDSBCrepair / April 6, 2011 9:33 AM PDT

My startup folder is non existent

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So make one.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 6, 2011 9:35 AM PDT
In reply to: It dosnt exist

It's noted in the link I gave.

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It Exists At...
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / April 6, 2011 9:48 AM PDT
In reply to: It dosnt exist

For All Users:
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\ProgramsStartup

For your user only:
C:\Users\Yourusername\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

You may need to set the Folder Options (Control Panel-Folder Options icon-View tab) to "Show all Hidden, Files, folders, and drives" and "Show Protected Operating System files" to be able to see all the directories in the path I've described above.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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